The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Ongwediva Town Lodge burns down

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 22 October 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 22 OCT (NAMPA) – A fire broke out at the Ongwediva Town Lodge at around 16h00 on Saturday, destroying the lodge and damaging the neighbouring Hotel Destiny.
The owner of the lodge, Hafeni Shiponeni in a telephone interview with Nampa on Saturday said the cause of the fire had not yet been determined.
“Certain people were reportedly having a braai near the swimming pool, but that is yet to be confirmed,” Shiponeni said.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Oshana Region, Warrant Office ...


Namibia, Algeria to sign cooperation agreements

Written by Anna Salkeus on 22 October 2017

WINDHOEK, 22 OCT (NAMPA) – Namibia and Algeria will sign various cooperation agreements during a Joint Commission of Cooperation (JCC) session on Monday and Tuesday.
The two countries have maintained bilateral relations and cooperation in various sectors such as education, sports and youth development.
Currently, there are 15 Namibian students studying in Algeria, whilst the country’s diplomatic mission was opened in the host country in July 2016.
Algeria has also assisted Namibia with emergency humanitaria ...

Muharukua laid to rest next to her Father

OPUWO 21 OCT (NAMPA) – Governor of Kunene Region, Angelika Muharukua has been laid to rest at the Okozongondjoza next to her father. Okozongondjoza is situated almost 23 kilometres north of Opuwo in the Epupa Constituency of Kunene Region. (Video by George Hendricks) NAMPA

Kunene Region remembers the late Muharukua

White Cane Day commemorated in Swakopmund

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× ROSH PINAH, 20 October 2017 – Roads Authority Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi speaks at the opening of the Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund road. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool Photo via AP)

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× Bangeladesh's team players celebrate a wicket during the 3rd ODI match at the Buffalo Park, in East London, on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL SHEEHAN

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× Spain's MotoGP rider Marc Marquez celebrates on the podium after winning the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island near Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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× WINDHOEK, 20 October 2017- Dr Abraham Iyambo Primary School in the Havana informal settlement in Windhoek. (Photo by: Michael Namaseb) NAMPA

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× Italy's MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi celebrates after his second place finish at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island near Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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× (From L) Former French Olympic champion, former politician and current International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Guy Drut, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, President of the IOC Thomas Bach, President of the Comite National Olympique et Sportif Francais (CNOSF, French National Olympic and Sports Committee, NOSC) Denis Masseglia and Paris 2024 Bid Co-Chair Tony Estanguet pose in front of the Olympics rings on October 22, 2017 outside the Paris city hall in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

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× New Zealand's Trent Boult bowls a delivery during their first one-day international cricket match against India in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. On the right is India's captain Virat Kohli. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)